• If You Aren't Selling Your Products on Amazon, Someone Else Is

    2 monthes ago - By Business 2 Community

    Between Amazon Retail and third-party Marketplace sellers, Amazon made about $120 billion in sales in the U.S. last year. The vast majority of those sales occurred through third-party sellers.
    If you're a brand executive, the idea of putting your products on Amazon is probably a little scary.
    But the reality is that your products are going to get onto Amazon whether you want them to be there or not.
    And your competitors are already selling there anyway.
    Whether it's selling or advertising on Amazon, you have to figure out your relationship with this 800-pound gorilla so you can:
    Control...
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  • Amazon quietly signed a $5.5 billion deal to sell its products to American cities - here are some of the biggest spenders

    Amazon quietly signed a $5.5 billion deal to sell its products to American cities - here are some of the biggest spenders

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    In 2017, Amazon signed a national contract with a co-op that buys products (e.g. school and office supplies, electronics, and library books) for 1,500 cities, counties, and school districts across the US. Public funds, often through taxes, pay for these Amazon products.
    The co-op says that Amazon could receive up to $5.5 billion over the next 11 years.
    A new report from the Institute of Self Reliance looks at purchasing totals from 60 cities, counties, and school districts in 2016.
    The report's authors argue that relying on Amazon to buy public goods undermines local retailers or national...
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  • Amazon quietly signed a $5.5 billion deal to sell its products to American cities - here are some of the biggest spenders

    Amazon quietly signed a $5.5 billion deal to sell its products to American cities - here are some of the biggest spenders

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    In 2017, Amazon signed a national contract with a co-op that buys products (e.g. school and office supplies, electronics, and library books) for 1,500 cities, counties, and school districts across the US. Public funds, often through taxes, pay for these Amazon products.
    The co-op says that Amazon could receive up to $5.5 billion over the next 11 years.
    A new report from the Institute of Self Reliance looks at purchasing totals from 60 cities, counties, and school districts in 2016.
    The report's authors argue that relying on Amazon to buy public goods undermines local retailers or national...
    Read more ...